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Four Countries Eclipse EU Renewable Goals Early

Climate Central 03/27/15

While many countries struggle to cut emissions, Sweden, Bulgaria, Estonia, and Lithuania have met or surpassed their renewable energy target ahead of schedule. How?

Africa's Rising GDP Numbers

Laurance Allen 03/23/15

African countries are recalculating their gross domestic products to include previously unaccounted economic activities. Is it a strategy of these countries to market themselves or does rebasing reflect the economic reality of the situation?

Social Entrepreneurship: A Force for Political Stability

Stanford Social Innovation Review 03/20/15

Three recommendations for bridging the chasm between the political elite and marginalized citizens in the Middle East.

Triple Jeopardy: Girls and Women Affected by Leprosy are Discriminated Against Because of Gender, Stigma, and Disabilities

The Lancet Global Health 03/13/15

Women with leprosy face high levels of social discrimination and encounter difficulties in access to education, employment, public transportation, and marriage.

Good Environmental Policies Equal More Just Societies

Alison Singer 03/09/15

Conserving natural resources and the environment is an integral part of a socially just society. The big challenge is to make sure that decision-makers recognize this—and act on it.

The Right to Safe Schools

Gordon Brown
Project Syndicate

Gordon Brown wants schools to be as safe as hospitals bearing a red cross.

Empowering Women at the Grassroots

Dina Dublon, Marissa Wesely
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Initiatives to develop the economic potential of women many times leave locally rooted organizations behind.

Breaking Europe's Climate Change Stalemate

Graeme Sweeney
Project Syndicate

Graeme Sweeney argues that the European Union must abandon ideological rigidity and invest in carbon capture.

How We Think: Reflections on Thought in The Digital Age

Mikaela Bradbury 02/18/15

On why now I do not have Wi-Fi in my apartment and relegate the first portion of my day to undisrupted and immersive activities such as writing, research or sketching at home.

Cancer Care for the Developing World

Lawrence N. Shulman
Project Syndicate

Lawrence N. Shulman calls for a global effort to ensure access to cancer treatment in developing countries.

Scrappy Solutions

Suzie Boss
Stanford Social Innovation Review

A new regulation in Massachusetts (United States) aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

The Responsible Investor’s Guide to Climate Change

Jeffrey Sachs, Lisa Sachs
Project Syndicate

Jeffrey D. Sachs & Lisa Sachs make the case that fossil-fuel divestment is only one option.

Innovate or Stagnate

Project Syndicate 02/04/15

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum says that when governments become complacent, they meet the same fate as most companies.

Modi's Clean India Needs More Actions than Photo-ops

Prashanth Bhat
Policy Innovations

The Swachh Bharat campaign needs to become more than a mere slogan. Otherwise, it will end up being added to the long list of India's many paradoxes.

Civic Engagement: One Simple Solution to Youth Disconnection

Rebecca Rasch, Sarah Burd-Sharps, Kristen Lewis 02/02/15

New research points the way to targeting volunteer and other civic engagement opportunities for youth who are most in danger of falling through the cracks.

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